Legislative Updates 2019


April 10, 2019 – HBRAECT President Craig D. Caulkins presented the current legislative issues affecting the construction industry to attendees of the ECAR/HBRAECT Legislative Breakfast.
Read the article published in The Day on 4/10/2019.


Now is the time to reach out to your legislators and ask for their support for pending legislation that impacts our industry.

You can look up your legislator by following this link.

Please consider reaching out to your representative and state senator and ask that they cosponsor the following bills:

o HB 7366: AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT CONSTRUCTION.

o SB 1071: AN ACT CONCERNING AGING IN PLACE INCENTIVES.

o SB 904: AN ACT REQUIRING THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM AND ESTABLISHING A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.

o HB 6749: AN ACT TO REORGANIZE THE ZONING ENABLING ACT AND PROMOTE MUNICIPAL COMPLIANCE.

o SB 274: AN ACT REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE PROGRAM.


Legislative Breakfast – April 10, 2019
A joint meeting with Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors and the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Eastern Connecticut.

Home Building Industry Day at the Capitol – Tuesday, April 23rd

This is the perfect opportunity to speak directly to your legislators about the proposed bills that are important to our industry. It is vital to our advocacy efforts that our members show up and tell their stories to legislators while they’re still in session.

Invite your legislator!! (Click here to find your legislator)

REGISTER TODAY! Please download and complete the registration form below and email to Joanne at jhoerrner@hbact.org .

Sign-up, Show-up, and Speak-up!

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